A few questions first.
Is the chimney functional? Is the flu venting anything in the home (i.e. furnace)? Does the chimney go through the roof, or next to the roof on the eave or rake?
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I guess it would really depend on what type of home, the age of it and where it's located. Most of your older homes (prior to 1940) have a lot custom details you want to keep intact. If it's really ol ... read more